Plant Care Bonita Earth Star

Bonita Earth Star


Cryptanthus 'Bonita'

How to care for Bonita Earth Star


How often to water your Bonita Earth Star

Water needs for Bonita Earth Star
0.5 cups
every 12

Bonita Earth Star needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Bonita Earth Star

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Bonita Earth Star in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bonita Earth Star: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bonita Earth Star love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Bonita Earth Star does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Bonita Earth Star

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Bonita Earth Star: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Bonita Earth Star after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Bonita Earth Star

Bonita Earth Star

Bonita Earth Star

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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